Oklahoma v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20003
No(s). CIV-21-719-F (W.D. Okla. Dec 22, 2021) (Friot, J.)

A district court denied Oklahoma's motion for preliminary injunction in a lawsuit concerning OSM's decision to strip the state of its regulatory authority over surface mining on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation. Oklahoma sought to enjoin OSM from enforcing its decision, arguing that the sta...